Keith Harter Trenholm was born at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, March 31, 1934 to Robert and Maud Trenholm and passed away peacefully at Hillside Village, Salmon Arm, BC on December 21, 2015 at the age of 81 years.
Keith met Audrey in Salmon Arm and they were married April 9, 1955. During his life Keith was first and foremost a horseman. He worked as a farrier, rodeo cowboy, horse breaker and trainer, chariot driver, race horse owner and trainer, and as a racetrack superintendent. He held a variety of careers including logging and driving truck on the side, a short stint as an auctioneer, a few years raising and selling cattle. He tried his hand at homesteading and did some carpentry, building some three day houses and a house in Tappen for Audrey and himself. Keith was employed for quite a few years as a faller, working in different sawmills. He spent a couple seasons working for the Alberta government as a beaver trapper and was also a heavy equipment operator.
In his later years Keith enjoyed music, playing mandolin in different bands. He had a full life and did everything he wanted to at one time or another.
He leaves behind his wife, Audrey, four sons; Dale (Jan), Danny (Anna-Lee), Ronny, Jesse Lee (Susan), grandchildren; Anthony, Aaron, Jessica, Haley, Logan, Joshua, Dylan, Lindsay, Devin, greatgrandchildren; Jacinda, Sierra, Athena and Jaron, many loved nieces and nephews, his sister Dorothy (Boe), his brother Dean (Juanita), and many loyal musician friends.
A celebration of life service for the late Keith Trenholm, who passed away December 21, 2015 at the age of 81 years will be held at Bowers Funeral Home, Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm. A reception following the service will be held in the mountainside complex.
Online condolences may be sent through Keith’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com.